Treasurer FAQs

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When are taxes due?
2022 real estate first half taxes will be due February 15, 2023. 2022 real estate second half taxes will be due July 12, 2023.
2023 manufactured home first half taxes will be due March 15, 2023. 2023 manufactured home second half taxes will be due August 9, 2023.
If you have any questions, please call the Treasurer's office at 419-627-7701 or email us at [email protected]
How can I pay my taxes?

Taxes can be paid online. Please visit the Pay Taxes Online section of our website. Please note there are fees for this service from the payment processor as follows: $1.00 Electronic Check – 2.39 % Credit Card (minimum fee: $2.00) – 1.0% Debit Card (minimum fee: $1.50).

Checks can be mailed to the Treasurer’s office at 247 Columbus Avenue, Suite 115, Sandusky, OH 44870. Checks can be made out to “Erie County Treasurer”. Be sure to include the stub from your tax bill or include the parcel number on the check.

Taxpayers can stop by our office to pay taxes by cash, check, money order, or debit/credit card

Where is your office located?
Our office is located in downtown Sandusky at 247 Columbus Avenue, Suite 115.

What are your office hours?
Our normal office hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. There will be extended office hours during tax collection. From January 23, 2023 to February 15, 2023, our office hours are 7:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
I did not receive a bill. What should I do?
Please email the Treasurer’s office at [email protected] to request a pdf copy of your bill and/or change the address we mail your tax bill.

Is a post mark acceptable for establishing if I met the due date?
Yes, a post mark is acceptable.

What did I pay in real estate taxes last year?
The Erie County Auditor's website has payments listed now.
Do you take credit cards or electronic payments?
Yes, we do. Please see the Pay Taxes Online section of our website for more information and a link to their payment website.

Additionally, we take debit and credit cards in the office. Please note that there are fees for this service from the payment processor.
What do I owe?
Please visit the Erie County Auditor’s website or email us at [email protected]
Do you sell real property for taxes owed?
Yes, Properties are sold at Sheriffs sale only. The dollar amount is determined by the taxes owed in addition to court cost accrued on the property.
How do I change my tax bill mailing address?
This must be done in writing. Please complete our change of address form (PDF, 103KB) and email it to [email protected]
Can I have property taxes deducted right from my bank account?
Yes. Please read carefully and fill out the form (PDF, 19KB) and mail to the Treasurer's Office. We need to have an original signature on file.
Why does the bill say these are taxes from last year?
We are always a year behind in billing for real estate. Taxes are on the property, and so follow the property, not the owner.

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